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.c. and virginia, the wind knocked down trees and utility polls. torrential rains and 60 mile an hour winds ripped through d.c., maryland and virginia. trees and power lines were toppled as this storm blew through the region. 50,000 people are without power in d.c. 70,000 are in the dark in virginia, in maryland, 20,000 have no electricity. we have team coverage tonight. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell has more on the aftermath. crews are on the scene right now. do they know when power will be back? >> reporter: well, we just talked to pepco moments ago, they're saying they hope to have 90% of customers back in service by monday. that's the latest again from road as you mentioned. the lights you see here some are vehicles, the road is closed. off in the distance you can see crews are here, they've been here for about the last half hour, they'll be working throughout the night to try to get the lights back on. people try to salvage what they can after a severe storm ripped through the jazz festival near the key bridge. emergency officials say one worker was hurt when the stage collapsed. thes
and boy you can feel that cooler and dryer air making its way in. peek wind gusts. ashburn, virginia, and loudoun county getting 69 miles per hour. dulles 63. gaithersburg around 60 miles, and glendale, maryland, around 50-mile per hour wind gusts. tonight as you are sleeping, open the windows if you want. becoming partly cloudy and cool. lows mid 50s outside of beltway to mid 60s in downtown. bruce, back to you. >> anny, thanks a lot. chaotic scene at the prince georges county fair where some people were actually trampled and injured as authorities tried to evacuate an area. 400 to 500 people were gathered at the infield when the storm started rolling through. officials began moving the crowds to shelter in the nearby showplace arena. as the storms got closer, some people panicked. >> obviously everybody could see the weather coming on. as a matter of fact, the wind started to blow. people were told to evacuate and they were feeling that reason. they could see that reason. there was an urgency to leave the open air and get into a covered building, such as this one. >> 12 people w
shoulder lane. talk about delays. usual suspects, i-95 in virginia. fairfax county parkway, heavy on the brakes in this area. delays start at lorton. pretty slow as you head to springfield parkway. let's head over to i-270, slow out of frederick. making your way southbound, pretty sluggish out of 109. those areas look fine right now, but it's starting to heat up as you make your way over to the end. back over to you. >>> police say they found nothing out of the ordinary after someone called in a bomb threat last night. officers focus their search on two daily parking garages. several flights were also delayed because passengers had to wait to board their flights. the airport's authority says no flights were evacuated because of the threat, but one traveler tells news 4 he and other passengers had to get off their plane, which was heading to chicago. >>> new this morning, montgomery county police searching for the person who stabbed a man on mills choice road. we're told the victim was stabbed several times in the chest and neck. he was taken to the hospital. his name and condition
. storms moving into the area now, and that has power companies at the ready. dominion virginia power has crews on stand by from as far away as norfolk. here in the district, residents are preparing for the possibility of more flooding. news 4's megan mcgrath in the plo bloomingdale neighborhood northwest where the flooding is getting to be old hat and a big problem. >> reporter: absolutely. we're here on rhode island avenue in the bloomingdale neighborhood. take a look at the electric sign. it says it all. severe weather expected. watch for standing water. and not just standing water. if history repeats itself, folks could be seeing rushing water, gushing water. not just on rhode island avenue, but inside their homes as well. that has been playing out time and time again throughout the course of this summer. several people or a number of people in this area, they've been flooded four times this summer alone. there's an outdated storm water system, and we've had homes that have brought a tremendous amount of water in a short period of time, and the drainage system just can't handle it. th
subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. mitt romney's position onpprove women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. . >>> we know that is more than one player. >> that's right. >> and did they have to do it this soon? seems rushed to me. you know. >> that is a question. steven straussburg said he's physically fine. >> right. >> and that he's okay. of course he's going say that. >> and hosts to pitch. this is hurting him. he wants to be with these guys. it's not easy to do yo and -- hope that is not less appealing, right? >> and that is what we don't know and in the play-offs, we didn't think he was goi
virginia. not much too close just yet on storm 4 radar but there will be a line of showers firing up ahead of a cold front due to come in here. there is even a slight risk for some severe weather today mainly northern and northeastern maryland up the i-95 corridor through philadelphia and new york city. so for us today, showers out to the west by as early as 1:00 or 2:00 this afternoon. then scattered showers coming into the metro area here along about 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00. heading down to blacksburg the hokies taking on bowling green. noon kickoff. 30% chance of storms and showers but i think good weather for hokey football in blacksburn. more of your college football forecast and more of the rest of weekend coming up. >>> right now we have major delays on the beltway. we've got a big traffic backup on the american legion bridge on the inner loop. take a look. the delays affect southbound traffic from maryland into virginia. you don't want to be stuck there. we're told construction is the cause for the slow go here. virginia state police say the backup is from the bridge past georgetown
of the african american vote in virginia. we will also be joined by the editor in chief of the washington monthly to discuss a recent article in the magazine examining the consumer financial protection bureau. "washington journal" is next. ♪ host: this wednesday morning we would love to hear your take on foreign policy. specifically on what the governor -- former governor massachusetts, mitt romney, and president barack obama had said yesterday. specifically yesterday said -- specifically we want your general level confidence in each candidate on the area of foreign policy. here are the numbers to call. for democrats, 202-737-0001. for republicans, 202-737-0002. for independents, 202-628-0205. if you would like to take part in the program, there are different ways to do that. twitter.com/c-spanwj,an.o facebook.com or e-mail at journal@c-span.org. "the baltimore sun" encapsulate the speeches yesterday. they pointed out that president barack obama made an impassioned defense of the expression of freedom worldwide. mitt romney urged other nations to emulate the free economy and suggested that the
political prize is going to be in 2012 and northern virginia is the key which is why we have michelle obama here in fredericksburg here today. this presidential campaign has been focused on the economic challenges took a turn to the foreign policy and the turmoil in the middle east. this is what michelle obama had to say. >> i want to say how truly heart-broken barack and i are about the horrific tragedy that occurred earlier this week in libya. i'm not sure if everyone is aware. but our hearts and prayers are with the families of those who gave their lives serving our country. >> reporter: now, mitt romney had his rally in the heart of fairfax today. his comments about the unrest in et middle east yesterday caused some controversy. so today he tried to turn the focus back to the economy. >> mitt romney! >> reporter: a crowd of more than 2,000 cheered mitt romney's arrival in fairfax and he began by acknowledging the attack on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> we're thinking about their families and those that they left behind. what a tragedy to lose such a wonderful -- >> repor
and inwood, up in the panhandle of west virginia. as far as the rest of the day goes, i think you'll like it a whole lot. a couple of showers for your friends out in delaware. but not too much of a threat around here. near perfect day to be outside today. 77 degrees, cooler and less humid. there will be a chance for a little five or ten minute spot shower, especially north and west of town up into parts of southern pennsylvania. don't really think we have to worry much about that around town. but a spot shower or two. tomorrow, there's an absolutely positively zero percent chance of rain for everybody. isn't that nice to hear? >> i like it. thanks, chuck. >> and when chuck was talking about the rain yesterday, there were a lot of events going on all over the place. it put a damper on a festival in northern virginia and the prince georges county fair up in upper marboro. >> we have reaction from those caught outside. >> reporter: vecndors try to salvage what they can and emergency officials say one worker was hurt when the stage collapsed. these women were selling jewelry. >> all our stuff
spots. 50s out into the mountains of west virginia. mid 60s in and around town thanks to a ton of early morning sunshine. nothing showing up on storm 4 radar now. couple of storms along the outer coastline. those are quickly taking leave of us. if you're enjoying your sunday, first pitch for the nationals a and the marlins at 1:30 this afternoon. 77 degrees. near perfect, cooler, less humid than yesterday and no two-hour rain delay during this game unless yesterday. a beautiful morning will lead to the partly sunny afternoon. chances of five or ten minute long showers up in the high spots. but in town, nothing to worry about. temperatures in the 70s today as opposed to 91 and humid yesterday. >> chuck, thanks. >>> the national weather service is looking into reports of two possible tornados in northern virginia. >> the storm caused major damage in parts of fairfax county. news4's chris gordon is live in reston where residents are cleaning up this morning. i was out that way yesterday and trees blocked off roadways. it looks like a mess out there now. >> that's right, angie and richard.
over to you. >>> back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the country. fairfax county. set to welcome back 180,000 students today. fairfax county police will be out in full force making sure drivers follow the school bus laws. drivers should come to a complete stop in both directions when a school bus is loading or unloading with flashing lights. police say the ten feet surrounding the school bus is the most dangerous area for students to get hit by cars. >>> it's also the first day of school for more than 22,000 students in arlington kint in year parents in arlington are upset about the school district's new busing policy. starting today hundreds of students who used to take the bus will now have to walk to school. tracee wilkins is live in wakefield high school with more on the policy and the petition against it. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: officials are saying that more than 1,000 students will be hitting the roads and sidewalks this year, walking instead of riding buses because of
at the time. we've been hearing and seeing scenes like this across the region. northern virginia, trees and power lines down. thousands of customers still without power. >>> and we'll go now to gwen to give us an update on how things are looking this morning. >> good morning, melanie. very much a lot calmer today. last night was an extremely busy time in the weather center and most of the afternoon as well. we had tornado warning after tornado warning, under a severe thunderstorm watch for most of the day as well. lot of activity and you saw the damage there. let's go to the weather maps and show you what's been happening and where we stand right now. we begin with accuweather satellite radar composite. this storm hit our area, but right off the midatlantic. you can see the moisture and precipitation moving off into the atlantic. things are a lot drier and just a few lingering clouds. for us, not a bad day ahead. some of you may be seeing a little bit of patchy fog. here's an example of winds from yesterday, 58 mile-per-hour winds at reagan international airport. some of our neighborhoo
. no rain locally. rain drops in central maryland and west virginia in elkins and morgantown right now. these showers are about four hours away. that puts it in here at noon or 1:00. thickening clouds this morning showers and thunderstorms arriving around noon time. some of those will be severe. we'll keep an eye on that. tomorrow noticeably better, clearer, drier. cavaliers taking on penn state. a noon kickoff. you need to get on the road soon if you're going to make the game. 80% chance of rain before the game is done. they have to worry about thunderstorms in wahooville. >>> demath ta catholic high school is trying to move on from a scandal. they defeated cal vert hall 23-14, but they did so without five of their players. five students withdrew after accusations they hired prostitutes. the students reportedly hired the prostitutes from a website and snuck them in after team chaperones completed final room checks. >> i think that's something that clearly is illegal should not be accepted. >> almost mind boggling for them to do it knowing chaperones, coaches, whatever, are nearby. it'
the northern virginia no bureau chief -- the northern virginia wrote -- northern virginia bureau chief with us, and there is a man who joined "the washington post" after being with another organization. and a man that attended virginia commonwealth university is with us. let's begin by hearing the candidates and their opening statements. the order was determined by a coin toss earlier today, so first, let's welcome former governor and the former chairman of the democratic national committee, tim kaine. [applause] and next, we welcomed former governor and former senator george allen. [no audio] -- [applause] we will start, as i mentioned, because of the coin toss with governor kaine. your opening statement. >> thank you, and it is great to be back with the chamber of commerce. it reminds me of a similar event years ago. at that event, we talked about transportation, and at that time, there was no rail or hot lanes being built, and i am pleased to have worked on that with you. we talked mostly at the chamber about economic development, and in my time as governor, we landed marquee companies, inc
died out. a little cluster of clouds around northern spots of west virginia. might see a sprinkle or two there today, but we will be dry today. temperatures throughout the area right now, 79, rockville, 80 in college park, 85 in reston, watch what happens when i put on the heat index values, what it feels like right now. anywhere from 81 to 91 and 92, dulles to reston. so, humidity still out there, and for today as we hit 91 degrees, it will indeed feel a little warmer. so some humidity for today. we're going to see a big drop come this weekend. we'll talk about that fall drop we're going to get in a up canal of minutes. barbara, keith. >> thank you. we'll see you in a little bit. >> all right, veronica. this morning the naacp demanding answers after a district heights police officer shot a man who was already under arrest. police say they arrested calvin kyle for trying to steal a motorcycle yesterday afternoon. they say kyle tried to run away. that's when police fired. kyle was shot in the back. we spoke to a witness who tells us she saw the whole thing. >> three police cars cam
to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax county parkway but construction has cleared in each direction on lee chapel. we'll update the ride elsewhere. the top stretch of the beltway below speed leaving 95 around towards university boulevard. all the lanes are open. the big story is the baltimore- washington parkway. delays stacking up from 197 out of laurel all the way to 410 where we have a crash this morning that's cleared but over an hour commute from out of laurel to riverdale. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> thank you. a check of this morning's top stories. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her sleep last month at her home
at virginia tech, the most significant crime in the history of the state, and i had just landed in japan on a trade mission, and i got on a plane and flew back, and i spent time dealing with the breeding members of that community, and i said we would put in place a panel of people that have no connection to virginia tech, and we will have them turn it upside down so we can minimize the chance that anything like that will ever happen again. we can't prevent it but question minimize that chance. things that might have happened at ni college campus. but it required us to make significant changes to the health law, changes to campus security. there are things that went wrong. we dug into them. we found them and we fixed them to the best of our. -- our ability. >> as you take a minute, is this a broader issue with the obama's response to arab spring? >> in some regards yes. let me first take a moment and commend tim as i have before in his leadership on after -- after the tragedy on april 16th at virginia tech. as we learned from what we wrong and improved the safety of our colleges. tim, i c
are pounding the pavement in two critical swing states. we'll take you live to virginia and florida, where president obama is to speak just moments from now. will they or won't they? teachers threatening to walk out of chicago public schools monday are back at the bargaining table. the goal, to avoid a strike that would keep hundreds of thousands of students out of school and possibly on the street. >>> and a child with down syndrome kicked off a plane after being deemed a safety hazard. now we will hear straight from his father about how it all went down. >>> but first, the battle for the white house is heating up today in two key battleground states, virginia and florida. mitt romney is holding two events in virginia and president obama is courting votes in the sunshine state. both candidates fighting to win over undecided voters, and they have only 59 days left to do it. we start in florida, where president obama is speaking this hour in st. petersburg. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin keeping an eye on that for us. jessica, the latest polls give obama a slight lead in
of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the county. fairfax county. they are set to welcome back more than 180,000 students today. here's a map of all the school districts where students will be heading back to school today. the new school year also means new rules. there is one big controversial changes parents in arlington are upset about. tracee wilkins is live with more on that. good morning. >> good morning. this is around transportation and who will be walking and riding buses. arlington hasn't so much changed the policy as what it's doing down is enforcing an old transportation policy. the changes have upset some parents more than 200 parents have actually appealed after finding out their kids were going to have to walk instead of taking the bus like they did in previous years. 1500 students will be walking this year. students living within a mile or mile and a half of their secondary school are supposed to walk. according to arlington transportation policy. many of those kids were going to nearby bus stops instead. this year, students who hav
is clear. we're tracking a band of showers moving through west virginia and virginia. this is off toward the south. more showers are off toward the west. that's when we introduce the chance for rain showers coming into the picture. if you're doing down to the game 68. first pitch at 7:05. lake gentle southerly winds at 5 to 106789 the rain chances will hold off until after midnight. nighttime temperatures 6 4-6rbgs wake -- 64. we'll talk about the forecast coming up. >> let's go down to the yard and check in with jamie. five more chances to push. >> front -- toronto blue jays. there will be a lot of people in the stands cheering him on. we want to cheer on the heads grounds keeper. her name is nicole sherry and she is the woman with the greatest looking lawn in baltimore. she is a university of delaware graduate and she is pulling for the o's to make post season. like an artist can detect flaws, she, too, can detect the greenest blades of grass. give it an every day shade in the morning, lot the of water and baby it. orioles park looks great. right, nicole? >> my greatest compliment is w
-span, c-span radio and c- span.org. next, the president of the university of virginia on student cheating and then a debate on student athletes and higher education. after that, actress kathleen turner on women's health and reproductive rights. >> i am just angry. it is offensive to have people take on a position of public trust and then and use it. and -- and abuse it. and then to do it in such a way as to thumb their nose at individuals. you can tell that to me. i am a journalist and i do what you do and you do what you do but in terms of your supporters, people really believe and say that the government is wrong. they are lying. they are out to get me. they're trying to do it because i am black. they're doing -- there try to do it because i fight for poor people. and their supporters believe them. to me, that is despicable. >> sunday night, colbert king looks at corruption in the district of columbia's government at 8:00 p.m. on c- span. >> now look at the student cheating, why the cheat and how they cheat. this is one hour and 15 minutes. [applause] >> dr. teresa sullivan is the eight
and north parts of virginia with without power. widespread power out annuals possible. we have more severe weather possible stretching from parts of new england all the way down into the carolinas. we have a number of severe weather watches and also tornado watches. aside from tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 miles an hour is possible, dangerous lightning and flash flooding and the culprit for all this is a large and strong cold front that's continuing to push eastward. bringing in a lot of heavy rain across parts of upstate new york, into parts of maryland and virginia, and you can see how far south some of those thunderstorms stretch into parts of the florida panhandle. otherwise here is a look how many severe weather watches we have in effect. most of them stretching into parts of later tonight, 11:00 p.m. is the latest one. severe thunderstorm watch. now one in particular does include southern parts of the state of maine. otherwise you can see currently actually no tornado warning. that earlier tornado warning for berkshire county has been allowed to expire. b
.. all morning. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. new ttis morniig... wrestling legend jerry lawler is recovering ttday... after collapsing ringside during a w-w-e performance in canada last night.the 62-year-old... known as "the king"... was taken to a nearby hospital. lawler was reportedly breathing on his oon at the emergency room... and charges have been filed against pop star, miley cyrus. according to los angeles police... a man filee a report... claiming the singer struck him in the face at a hotel.cyrus' fiance... liam hemsworth... was also named in the report.according to police... the man had no visible injuries. no arr
will talk to her about that. that's later. >>> first, a man in virginia named virgil good and probably never heard of him he is a game-changer. that is next. >>> plus this. reprogramming your brain. to forget anything or anyone. even that ex. >> she looks at me like she doesn't even know who i am. >> that's right. remembering to forget. it's not hollywood smoke in mirrors. some say it is possible. look, i don't play 'bout my facial hair. if i grow this out a little bit, i look too much like an english country gent... naaah. a little this way and i feel like i'm from outer space. this and i feel like a viking... [ roars ] not my style, man. [ male announcer ] master your style... even trimming, a close shave, and accurate edging... with the gillette fusion proglide styler. use with gillette's most advanced blades. ♪ your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. we've got a lot of empty cans. how
swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. the repaving project that has tied up the commute for the last couple of days trying to make your way to and from school, this is roadwork along 286 in each direction at lee chap he road. that is scheduled to clear by 6:30. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> a look at this morning's top stories. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was shot and killed last month in her cettinger home. investigate ors say there is nothing in her background to indicate someone wanted her dead. prince george's county police will address any concerns about the case tonight at 7:00 p.m. >>> a busy weekend on the campaign trail. president obama just returned from a stop in the swing state of florida on zipped. his republican challenger attended church with his family in massachusetts. -- of florida on sunday. new polls show the pre
, not just our area, but all in washington, d.c. and virginia. >> the storms left behind a number of power outages in our viewing area. around 15,000 customers lost power. they are working to restore service. so far crews have restored power to over 14,000 customers. at last check, over 600 remain without power this morning. >>> take a look at this picture. a water spout on the chesapeake was sent to us by viewer alex schweitzer. we're told one police officer at sandy point state park spotted a funnel cloud. his cruiser was damaged in the storm, but he was not hurt. >>> during the storm in prince georges county, more than a dozen people were injured as they rushed for the exits at that time show arena, where a county fair was being held. strong winds and heavy rain plowed through washington, d.c. knocking out power and prompting unconfirmed tornado reports. workers were cleaning up fallen trees and trying to repair power lines. reports of tornado-like funnel clouds were reported in fairfax county and virginia, but actual tornados have not been confirmed. >> you mentioned virginia. northern
. >> on friday, the virginia state fair opens the meadow event park. there will be great music, exhibits, and rides. you will be able to get a close up look at a tiger, and a grizzly bear. that fair runs through october 7th. >>> and today, we got big boom that's will be heard and felt in stafford county. stifl war reenactors will be marking the 150th anniversary of the yankees arrival. there will be story telling, art fact displaces, the reading of soldiers letters, and of course firing demonstrations. the reenactment is from 9:00 to 5:00 and it is free. >>> the redskins play for first home game today and that's one of many events happening in dc. so heads up on this one. on the redline is what you have going. buss are going to take raiders between grovener and friendship heights by bus. in addition to the redskins you have the nationals playing at home today. the first pitch is at 1:30, and then the skins at 1u 00, and then madonna. so plan for plenty of extra time to your commutes this morning, this afternoon, because you don't want to miss a thing, and pack your patience, folks. >> ye
at the democratic national convention, first lady michele obama is headed to virginia to campaign for her husband. the first stop will be in richmond. president obama won that state four years ago, the first democratic president -- presidential candidate. >>> a candidate is backing off statements that women who have abortions are more likely to have cancer. his campaign says that he was misinformed by misreading information. another republican, todd akin said that women can prevent pregnancy from legitimate rape. >>> over 100 police cars in montgomery county are out of service due to a potential safety issue. we will explain. >>> and another day on the picket line for teachers in chicago as the union fights behind closed doors. coming up next, the latest attempts to hammer out a deal. >>> and another chance to sound out about proposed toll hikes in northern virginia. where you can take your complaints tonight. >>> as we head to the break, another live look outside. another crystal clear morning. you'll need your sunglasses this morning. we'll get the latest traffic and weather from julie and tuck
morning news.. all local.. (ll morning. - anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. 3 we are continuing to follow breaking news at this hour... just days after a deadly attack at a u-s consolate in libya... the associate press is reporting that protesters have stormed the american embassy in yemen.protesters angered by an anti-islamic film set fire to the american flag and removed the embassy's sign.so far... we have not heard of any injuries.yemen is home to al qaeda's most active branch.on tuesday... the government announced that the terrorist network's number two leader was killed in a u-s meanwhile... more violence is erupting in eg
virginia, just north and east of charleston. we've got more heavy rain that sits down to the south. and you'll see a slice there through chicago, that's the cold front. so you've got the cold front, and gulf of mexico moisture all coming together to meet us tomorrow. here's a look at what you can expect. our worst weather will be between 3:00 and 10:00 p.m. one to two inches of rain. gusts to 35 miles per hour. and yes, that means we could see some power outages around the area. for anyone driving, when it really comes down tomorrow, heavy and hard, that means reduced visibility on area roads. we will not be the only ones dealing with this storm system. this will affect areas from down south up to the north. there's the cold front coming through. by tomorrow morning we'll be left with some -- or by wednesday morning, we'll be left with some sunshine and a partly sunny sky. for this evening, showers developing, 67 to 72 degrees. for tomorrow morning, yes, it's going to be wet. you'll need the umbrella, 66 to 72 your temperature. not too bad. and tomorrow is going to be one of those days when
. >>> the virginia department of transportation is making it easier for drivers to get an ed pass transponders to pay tolls in virginia and 13 other states. officials say the recently launched ez pass and the go program allows psengers to get prepaid ez pass transponders at various retail locations throughout virginia. it's pretty easy. pick up a transponder, ez pass it. >> i think it's a great idea. more and more people are going to use it and why not make it easy to grab them. >>> what are we going to be looking forward to in the next half hour? >> a lot of folks on the internet had trouble reaching some of their favorite sites yesterday. we'll check on how that's doing this morning. >> sounds good. thanks, jess. >>> a u.s. drone strike takes out a top al qaeda figure in yemen. that story is coming up. >> people in parts of washington state have to pack up and get out. they're facing mandatory wildfire evacuations. >> ahead in sports, the nationals bounce back from their weekend series and have a fest in new york. we'll be right back. >>> well can back. 5:on -- welcome back. 5:09. you probably need
in western maryland and parts of west virginia. it is a crisp fall morning. 40s and 50s for the the most part ushed chilly -- part under chilly -- i should say clear skies. be careful out there if the kids are at the bus stop when it's still dark. that will be more common until daylight saving comes to an end and that's not till november. your 4:00 temperature 75. i'm forecasting a high of 76. so maybe 3:30, sometime in that range. by 8:00 we're back in the upper 60s with skies becoming mostly cloudy t. may get just a bit breezy this afternoon as well. mid-40s. great falls at 45. low 40s in northern loudoun county. areas in northern montgomery county like laytonsville are down to 43 with bethesda at 48. it's 45 in bowie and prince george's county and to our south alexandria this morning at 49. looking from tysons corner east, there's the glow in the eastern horizon now as we're again about 35 minutes or so -- excuse me, 45 minutes or so before sunrise. clear skies. 54. dew points in the 40s and humidity at 77%. thankfully the winds are lighter. watching a few things across the country. south
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the pentagon in springfield, virginia, mitt romney spoke to veterans blaming president obama for the agreement with republicans to slash defense spending if there's no budget deal by january 1st. >> and the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable and devastating. >> reporter: romney's polls in this battleground state look potentially devastating. he's trailing by 3 to 7 p ers percent. romney backers like dave milne are worried. >> he has to get a little more fire in the belly. >> reporter: more romney the businessman suggests soccer mom monica camera. >> he needs to bring up the economy. >> reporter: president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad to run here putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard working virginians, i see students trying to work their way through college. >> reporter: the president was with students who typically pay no income tax, like many soldiers. >> and a see a whole bunch of veterans who have served this country with bravery an
is setting his sights on virginia. we'll have live coverage . edhenry is travel the president and karl cameron covering mitt romney. ed is in seminole, florida. >> great to see you, we are not two months out . final sprint. and we see both of the candidates criss crossing the same battle grounds. mitt romney went to iowa and new hampshire where they are trying to get a post convention bounce. president in st. pete area where mitt romney had his convention. bottom line, florida has a mother load of electoral votes. 29 of them. this is why the president -- >> all we have to offer is the same prescription they had for 30 years. tax cuttings, tax cuts. and got a few regulation and more tax cuts. and tax cuts when times are good and tax cuts when times are bad and tax cut to help you lose extra pound and tax cut to help your love life. >>> and you hear that. they are going after mitt romney on the issue of tax cuts. the president is trying to make the case there is a clear choice in the election on the economy and medicare which is big to senior citizens and he believe in the future . there
has died from west nile virus. virginia's health department confirmed a second death in northern virginia. the victim only described as an adult who lived in fairfax county. one person in d.c. has died from it as well d maryland has reported three cases of west nile deaths. >>> operations appear to be back to normal at disul less enter -- at dulles international airport after security officials is investigated a bomb threat around 9:00 last night. the united terminal was closed for a while. the daily parking garages were swept by authorities. no bombs were found. the flights were operational by 10:45 and the all clear was given by 11715. >>> -- by 11:15. >>> the national zoo panda's team has few clues to go on in the death of the panda cub. the cub's body showed no signs of being smothered or crushed by its mother but preliminary tests did turn up fluid in the cub's abdomen as well as abnormal liver coloring. >> this can suggest there was a liver component to the death but we won't know until we get the slides back. >> panda team is now concentrating on making sure mei xiang is o
:26. i am steve chenevy. with your news update. now investigating virginia911 outages after june's storm.derecho people unableon 911 after the storm backup generators at center inntrol failed.n took days to restore 911 is to some people. as a little bit this morning on washington, central school students were today asto class ed theigators search gunman. shotouldn't was yesterday -- a student was shot yesterday. >> the morning commute still for a lot of folks. the gw parkway, the accident crowding the area. on the baltimore washington accident at the powder mill road. that drive the coming in from laurel. the inner loop as well was outer loop, the outer loop the lake continues into silver spring and loop you are slow, from college park metro.green belt jackie as a look at our forecast. >> good morning. we have been on the cool side. a warming trend. changes here in the forecast. to stay clear and sunny throughout the area. as we take a look at the today, mostly .unny we are back in the 80s. -83. the first chance of not until the weekend. much.nk you so thank you for watching. we are back
both president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in virginia, holding rallies at the same time. obama in virginia beach, romney in springfield. both campaigns talking jobs. >> you're going to look at what i've done and you can look at what he's done and you'll have a sense of who's going to be fighting for american workers. and you're going to look at his plan and you can look at my plan. because he wants to keep open these tax loopholes that encourage jobs overseas. i want to make sure that we're providing tax breaks for companies right here in america. i want to help big factories and small businesses double their exports. i want more goods stamped with made in america. i want to create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in the next four years. >> we know the result of the last four years. so we don't have to wonder what would happen if he were reelected. we see it. we see the high unemployment. we see the 23 million people out of work. we see kids coming out of school that can't find jobs. we see manufacturing. manufacturing jobs in the last four years have dropped by 582,000
and virginia. that's where they are behind. that's arguably much more important than this national number. >> you mentioned the economy. we had another dismal jobs report, but i guess the question is that kind of baked into the poll numbers? do voters already know that they are in a terrible economy and it's already been factored in? >> they do. i think the question, savannah, is do voters, that narrow slice that will decide the election, blame the president for where they are? if they do, it's advantage romney. if they accept his argument from the convention and former president clinton that nobody could have fixed this in four years, that that's part of the context, that he needs more time and that the economy is going in the right direction, look at how the stock market is performing, then it's advantage for the president, and that's the case he's making. >> you covered a lot of ground in your interview with mr. romney on "meet the press." some people viewed it in total as a signal that romney was moving towards the center, sounding a more general election tone. is that how you read it
. >> welcome to maclaine virginia a suburb outside of northern virginia where real estate values maintained their worth through out the recession. that mansion selling for $14.9 million. the washington region posts of having 7 of the top ten wealthyest counties in america. it is usually spun as a feel good story in the washington area. how did this region get so wealthy? it has no natural resources. potomac river is not used for commercial navigation has no commercial factories? what gives? it's the home of the federal government. here is tim carney of the national examiner. >> ross perot used to talk about free trade from mexico and sucking sound going down to mexico. siems i think that dc is the vortex and giant sucking sound of american wealth and jobs coming in here. >> a number of lawyers lobbyists consultants and businesses gravitate to be closer to the government. in recent years hilton, vogues wagon faic all moved corporate headquarters here. here is tim carney one more time. >> why are they doing that businesses are finding out that dc the federal government controls their prosperi
with traffic. >> its pretty calm. no problems in virginia around the beltway. to and across the 14th street and the 66 and the greenway and toll roads in good shape. 95 in fredericksburg toward stafford, northbound between route 3 and route 17, a couple incidents have been cleared. no delays associated with it. across the occoquan out of dale city through lorton and newington, lanes are open. the maryland beltway has no reported problems. prince george's, anne arundel, quiet.ery, all back to you. >> thank you. we start with a distraction on the campaign trail. nominee mitt romney defending comments that he made during a fund-raiser in h he said 47% of all americans believe they are entitled to. government's outside theer is white house with more on reaction to this. >> good morning. the white house romney would like to the next four years. about this newly released video. this is the tape taking center stage for the romney campaign as the presidential explain thes to he made at a fund- raiser in may. much of the images are obscure the video he says a will voteamericans for president obama n
wanted you to know a tornado warning is in effect for fairfax county, virginia and severe weather there, it is moving northward through new york. they have cancelled the women's final will of the u.s. open or postponed until it tomorrow night. we'll have a full weather updated very shortly. >> another n other news, governor mitt romney rallying voters in virginia. he just wrapped up a campaign event in the key swing state. in just a few hours from thousand he is set to attend a party at the richmond international raceway. but he is starting his day in boston. that is where carl cameron standing by live with us with more from there. >> romney is a big car guy so take a little nascar this afternoon. earlier today he was out down in virginia beach and fired up and going after democrats for the controversy in many ways overshadowed much of their democratic convention. removal of planks for god that their official party platform. today it was very clear that mitt romney wants to push a values criticism of democrats and the president for what happened at the democratic national convention, no
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